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The Lumbar Spine
Third Edition
by Harry N. Herkowitz

The Lumbar Spine is the most authoritative and up-to-date reference on the lumbar spine. It provides more balance between basic science and clinical material.

Contents

Basic Science

  • Epidemiology and the Economics of Low Back Pain
  • Pathophysiology of Nerve Root Pain in Disc Herniation and Spinal Stenosis
  • Biomechanical Considerations of Disc Degeneration
  • Morphologic Changes of End Plates in Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Clinical Spinal Instability Resulting from Injury and Degeneration
  • Spinal Instrumentation
  • Fracture and Repair of Lumbar Vertebrae
  • Genetic Transmission of Common Spinal Disorders
  • Genetic Applications to Lumbar Disc Disease
  • Clinical Neurophysiologic and Electrodiagnostic Testing in Disorders of the Lumbar Spine
  • Sensorimotor Control of the Lumbar Spine
  • Outcome Assessment: Overview and Specific Tools
  • The Role of Outcomes and How to Integrate Them Into Your Practice

Alternatives to Traditional Nonoperative Treatment

  • Manual Therapy in Patients with Low Back Pain
  • Acupuncture and Reflexology

The Injured Worker

  • Returning Workers to Gainful Employment
  • Occupational Ergonomics

Surgery

  • Preparation for Surgery
  • Surgical Approaches to the Thoracolumbar Spine
  • Surgical Approaches to the Lumbar Spine: Anterior and Posterior
  • Posterior and Anterior Surgical Approaches to the Lumbosacral Junction
  • Endoscopic Anterior Lumbar Procedures
  • Biology of Bone Grafting: Autograft and Allograft
  • Bone Graft Substitutes in Spinal Surgery
  • Principles of Spinal Instrumentation in Degenerative Disorders of the Lumbar Spine
  • Spinal Instrumentation Overview in Lumbar Degenerative Disorders: Cages
  • Translaminar Screw Fixation

Specific Clinical Entities

  • Lumbar Disc Disorders
  • Facet Joint Denervation: A Minimally Invasive Treatment for Low Back Pain in Selected Patients
  • Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy
  • Operative Management of the Degenerative Disc: Posterior and Posterolateral Procedures
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Operative Treatment of Anterior Procedures
  • Operative Treatment of Anterior and Posterior Fusion
  • Degenerative Disc Disease: Fusion Cages and Dowels
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures for Anterior Column Fusion and Reconstruction
  • Degenerative Disc Disease: Complications of Surgery
  • Dynamic Stabilization in the Treatment of Low Back Pain Due to Degenerative Disorders
  • Lumbar Artificial Disc Replacement: Rationale and Biomechanics
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement: Current Model, Results, and the Future
  • Disc Herniation: Definition and Types
  • Disc Herniation: Imaging
  • Disc Herniation: Nonoperative Treatment
  • Operative Treatment of Disc Herniation: Natural History and Indications for Surgery
  • Operative Treatment of Disc Herniation: Laminotomy
  • Chymopapain and Chemonucleolysis
  • Microscopic Lumbar Disectomy
  • Classification, Natural History, and Clinical Evaluation
  • Imaging of Spinal Stenosis and Degenerative Lumbar Spondylolisthesis with Stenosis
  • Spinal Stenosis Without Deformity: Nonoperative Treatment
  • Indications for Surgery and Laminotomy Procedures
  • Laminectomy for Spinal Stenosis
  • Laminoplasty
  • Degenerative Lumbar Spondylolisthesis with Spinal Stenosis: Natural History, Diagnosis, Clinical Presentation, and Nonoperative Treatment
  • Decompression
  • Decompression with Posterolateral Fusion
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Decompression with Instrumented Fusion
  • Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Stenosis with Scoliosis-Kyphosis: Surgical Techniques, Results, and Complications
  • Nondegenerative Spondylolisthesis: Epidemiology and Natural History, Classification, History and Physical Examination, and Nonoperative Treatment of Adults
  • Imaging in the Evaluation of Lumbar and Lumbosacral Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis
  • Evaluation and Management of the Athlete with "Pars Fracture"
  • Indications for Surgery in Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis in Adults and Surgery for Low-Grade Spondylolisthesis
  • Surgery for High-Grade Spondylolisthesis
  • High-Grade Spondylolisthesis: Slip Reduction versus in situ Fusion
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis: Indications for Surgery
  • The Surgical Treatment of Sagittal Plane Deformity
  • Spinopelvic Fixation
  • Paget Disease of the Spine and Its Management
  • Osteopenia: Basic Science, Magnitude of the Problem, Classification, Clinical Presentation, and Medical Therapy
  • Surgical Options and Indications: Kyphoplasty and Vertebroplasty
  • Osteopenia: Vertebrectomy and Fusion
  • Inflammatory Spondyloarthropathies
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis: Nonoperative Treatment
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis: Operative Treatment
  • Pyogenic and Fungal Lumbar Spine Infections
  • Tuberculosis
  • Postoeperative Lumbar Spine Infections
  • Primary Spine Tumors
  • Metastatic Spine Tumors
  • Lumbar Spine Tumors: Posterior Approach
  • Anterior Procedures
  • Combined Anterior-Posterior Procedures
  • Prognosis and Results of Surgery for Primary and Metastatic Tumors
  • Determining Reasons for Failed Surgery
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome: Nonoperative Interventional Management Options
  • Psychological Approaches to the Management of Failed Surgery and Revision Surgery
  • Surgical Treatment of Symptomatic Recurrent Disc Herniation
  • Management of Failed Lumbar Surgery: Recurrent Stenosis
  • Failed Surgery and Revision Surgery: Failed Instrumentation
  • Management of Failed Surgery: Adjacent Segment to Fusion
  • Lumbar Pseudoarthrosis
  • Management of Failed Surgery: Posttraumatic Spinal Deformity
  • Treatment of the Failed Back Patient: Spinal Cord Stimulation

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Third Edition
by Harry N. Herkowitz

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